A blue and white porcelain beaker vase Kangxi Period
Lot 2166
A blue and white porcelain beaker vase
Kangxi Period
Sold for US$ 44,062 inc. premium

Fine Asian Works of Art

7 Jun 2005, 10:00 PDT

San Francisco

Lot Details
Blue and White Wares

Property from the collection of Matthew L. Wong, M.D., Yuma, Arizona
A blue and white porcelain beaker vase
Kangxi Period
Painted in shades of brilliant cobalt blue with scenes of an official receiving gifts from the empress and her household officials and of a scholar at leisure in his garden, both accompanied by poems and separated by flowering branches encircling the vase's mid-section, the base bearing a six-character Ming Chenghua mark inscribed within a double ring.
Height 17 3/8in (44cm)